Inclusion / Disabled Children's Service opportunities

We have opportunities to join our Inclusion / Disabled Children's Service to support young people within North Yorkshire.

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Welcome and thank you for your interest.

In North Yorkshire we believe that every child should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. A place of opportunity where all children and young people are happy, healthy and achieving.

We also believe that children and young people with special educational needs and / or disabilities should have the opportunity to live within a family environment wherever possible and should have access to the support they need to achieve their longer term ambitions.

The Inclusion Service is made up of a range of complementary services, including the specialist disabled children’s service four multidisciplinary locality hubs, undertaking statutory assessment for Education, Health and Care Plans and offering holistic support for children and young people with special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND).

We are ambitious in our plans to make certain high quality local provision meets the identified care and educational needs of children and young people.

This vision for education provision for children and young people with SEND builds on both the  SEND Strategic Plan for Educational Provision (pdf / 3 MB) and the Young and Yorkshire 2 plan. The SEND Strategic Plan for Educational Provision is an ambitious five-year plan, which describes how we intend to transform services and educational provision for children and young people with SEND in North Yorkshire.

In the last year, we have established four multidisciplinary locality hubs offering holistic support for children and young people with SEND, and we are also developing a network of Targeted Mainstream Provisions in schools. Our Inclusion colleagues are pivotal to this development, working with our specialist teams and hub managers to ensure we have the right support in place at the right time. It’s the perfect time to join us to help us fulfil our ambitions working innovatively with our multi-agency partnerships.

We have recently completed a review of social care support for children with disabilities and this will form the basis for a programme of transformation to ensure the needs of children with disabilities and their families remain at the heart of what we do and inform practice and service delivery. The specialist service is made up of three social work teams supporting around 400 children and their families.

You will have diverse and varied work, professional development and the opportunity to shape innovative practice. You will have a very visible career; building your professional network, with work that is recognised both regionally and nationally. We are very much a learning forward-thinking authority, we learn, listen and shape continually.

We are looking for highly motivated and dynamic individuals who can shape innovative practice and are committed to providing evidence based services that are valued by children and their families.

If you can help us make a difference to young people - we want to hear from you.

Find our current vacancies and apply below

Job Title: Lead SEND Officer (Quality and Performance)
Grade: SM1
Salary: £49,320 - £57,376 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Location: County Hall, Northallerton. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.
Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours
Contract: Permanent 

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced SEND Officer to join the Service.

You will have significant experience of the identification and assessment of children and young people with SEND within a local authority context together with comprehensive knowledge of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEN Code of Practice.

You will be responsible for leading on the statutory requirements for the identification and assessment of children and young people with SEND and ensuring they have the opportunity to achieve strong outcomes and supported to achieve their potential into adulthood. You will lead the drive for continuous improvement  ensuring high quality performance in terms of statutory assessment and  provision across all partners, informed by lived experiences of families. 

You will be responsible for the professional supervision of the team of SEND Casework Managers and Caseworkers ensuring consistency in practice and that children, young people and families are fully involved in decisions regarding SEND. You will be committed to working closely with families and co-production at child and strategic levels. You will take a pride in high quality performance so we can ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.

The post holder will be responsible for: 
•    Ensuring high quality performance against statutory duties for SEND
•    Professional supervision and management of SEND caseworkers and managers in locality based multi-disciplinary hubs ensuring compliance with legislations and the code of practice
•    Ensuring caseworkers adopt a family centred approach to the assessment and meeting of needs for children and young people with SEND
Quality assurance of Education, Health and Care Plans and the statutory process
•    Ensuring effective practices for decision making regards assessment  and provision for SEND
•    Ensuring effective transition of young people into adult services
•    The analysis of performance of SEND and Inclusion across the county to inform priorities for improvement and change. 
•    Resolving disputes and complaints at the earliest opportunity 
•    Significant contribution to the communication strategy at both local and countywide level to ensure stakeholders are fully informed of performance and priorities for SEND and Inclusion.

To be successful you must have:
•    Knowledge of Legislative framework for SEND and its application from a local authority context as lead partner
•    Detailed knowledge of SEND legislation and inclusion across the 0-25 age range
•    A commitment to families and children and young people in ensuring needs are identified and met at the earliest stage and that they are supported through SEND processes
•    Have substantial and relevant experience of working in education
In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as local government pension scheme, retail discounts and access to green car scheme, which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.
 
If you would like more information, please contact Jane Le Sage (Assistant Director Inclusion) by emailing: Jane.LeSage@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.
 
We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key dates
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 23rd January 2022
Webinar - Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 2pm - Click here to join
Interview date: Monday 7 February 2022

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

Key documents

 

 Job Description/Person Specification (pdf / 674 KB)

 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

Apply here!

Job Title:  Locality SEND Hub manager
Grade: SM1
Salary: £49,320 - £57,376 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hambleton & Richmondshire areas. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.

We are looking for a Locality SEND Manager to join our Inclusion Team in Hambleton and Richmondshire.

Here at North Yorkshire County Council, we are passionate about promoting high aspirations and expectations for children and young people.  We are looking for a Locality SEND Manager to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.

You will have line management responsibility within a matrix management model for a team of teachers, specialists, practitioners and assistants delivering SEN Support interventions, advice and guidance into schools and settings in your locality area.  In  your role, you will co-ordinate and oversee the work of your team as they support children and young people referred to the service including children and young people with SEND, medical needs, at risk of exclusion and those that require an alternative curriculum. You will support multi-agency involvement and co-ordination of complex case work to ensure educational needs are identified and addressed. You will also be responsible for the management of a team of Officers providing professional expertise and leadership for the implementation of the Local Authority's statutory responsibilities for children and young people 0-25 years with Special Educational Needs.

To be successful you must:

- Hold a Degree level qualification in a related discipline;
- Be able to demonstrate substantial and relevant experience of working with children and young people in education with a focus on children and young people with SEND;
- Have extensive experience in children’s services, including management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other formal processes and proceedings, and;
- A proven track record of strategic planning skills and ability to implement and embed effectively
- In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as local government pension scheme, retail discounts and access to green car scheme which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.

If you would like more information, please contact Carol-Ann Howe (Head of Inclusion) on 07971 285951 or email Carol-Ann.Howe@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key documents:

 Job Description / Person Specification (pdf / 728 KB)
 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Monday 20th December 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 12th January 2022 and Thursday 13th January 2022

Apply Here!

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

Job Title: Lead Qualified Teacher for the visually impaired
Grade: TLR 2 plus SEN 2
Salary: Teachers pay and conditions with SEN 2 and TLR 2
Location: County Hall, Northallerton
Hours: Full time
Contract: Substantive/Teachers Pay and conditions
North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for Head of SEND with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

About the role

Are you someone with a passion for ensuring children and young people with visual impairments achieve their potential and aspirations into adulthood?

We are looking for a dynamic Qualified teacher for the visually impaired who can lead in the development and delivery of provision for visually impaired children and young people, working collaboratively with partners across health, care, the voluntary sector and parents/carers and children and young people. You will ensure the local area is aspirational for children and young people with visual impairment and that lived experiences inform service development on an ongoing basis.

The role will include responsible for the management and supervision of the qualified teachers for the visually impaired across the county ensuring quality support and provision for children and young people across the area with visual impairments.

This position offers a unique leadership role that will allow you to transform services based on feedback from all partners ensuring North Yorkshire is a highly acclaimed local authority, both regionally and nationally, for the work we do.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with a comprehensive knowledge and experience in the teaching of children and young people with visual impairment both within a setting and as a peripatetic teacher.  The successful candidate must also have commitment to providing the best quality services for families and children.

 

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our  Relocation Policy

For an informal conversation, we would welcome you to contact  Cerys Townend (Locality Manager SEMH Specialisms – Inclusion) by emailing Cerys.Townend@northyorks.gov.uk

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 23rd of January 2022
Interview date: TBC

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

 

Key documents

Job Description / Person Specification

 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

 

Apply here!

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Grade: L 
Vacancy Hours: 18.5 
Contract Type: Permanent
Weekend Working: No  
Closing date: 18th January 2022
Interview Date: 27th and 28th January 2022
Venue for Interview: Online via Teams

Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale

 

The inclusion Service works in partnership with all schools and settings within North Yorkshire to promote the inclusion, participation and achievement of children and young people with SEND. These services are allocated into SEND hubs, coordinating provision at a locality level across CYPS as a whole, to ensure needs are met holistically.

You will take a locality role in assessing and identifying the needs of students who have been referred to the Inclusion Hub by schools, settings and parents/carers.  The role will include:

  •Determining the nature and underlying causes of Social, Emotional and Mental Heath (SEMH)

 •Development of inclusive practices to build capacity in schools

 •Oversight of caseloads of individual children with SEMH needs which includes leading and developing the work of SEMH Specialist Practitioners

 •Planning and modelling appropriate support and intervention

 •Developing whole school provision and approaches to meeting needs, including restorative approaches and behaviour policies

 •Ensuring statutory responsibilities of the LA are fulfilled

 •To support the professional lead in the development and delivery of strategic developments for children and young people (CYP) with SEMH needs

This role involves a specialist level of spoken communication so a confident use of English language is required.

Full details of the role and personal specification can be found attached.  Should you require any further information, please contact Cerys Townend on 01609 798737 or Helen Hodgson on 01609 798577.

Key Documents

 Job Description/Person Specification (pdf / 564 KB)

 Total Rewards Booklet (pdf / 380 KB)

Apply Here!

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

 

Job Title: Resource Centre Worker
Grade: F-G
Salary: £20,493 to £24,492 per annum pro rata’
Location: Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre - near Northallerton

Hours: Various hours including relief and waking nights

Contract: Permanent and relief
 

About the role

 

Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre provides support to children and young people with disabilities by offering short breaks and day care to them and support them to access local facilities, and have adventures. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about involving all of our young people within the community and in centre based activities.

Many young people we support have autism with varying levels of challenging behaviours. Some young people have complex health needs requiring additional support with moving and transferring, and some medical procedures for which you would receive training.

The role requires staff to work shifts including early mornings, evenings, sleep ins and waking nights as appropriate to the post they apply to.

Permanent staff are required to work 26 weekends per year to meet the needs of the service. Weekends and school holidays are our busiest times. The rota is planned across the month rather than week by week.

About you

We are looking for part time, relief and waking night staff to join our committed team at Morton on Swale Children’s Resource Centre. 

We need passionate, committed, creative, enthusiastic and highly skilled child focussed professionals with a positive approach and an understanding of safeguarding practice in a registered childcare setting. You should be an effective communicator who can adapt the way you communicate to engage young people who may not use words to speak.

You should have a level 3 Diploma in Childcare (NVQ3 equivalent) or the willingness to complete an apprenticeship as part of your role to a level 4 standard.

You will need to demonstrate good recording skills, IT skills and an ability to work within professional boundaries.

In return for your commitment to us, you will work within a supportive and child focussed team, receive regular training, supervision, appraisal and have lots of fun.

If you would like to discuss any of these opportunities further please contact Lisa Forbes (Manager) on 01609 532129.

 

Key dates

Closing date: 19th January 2022
Interview date: 24th – 25th January 2022

 

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

 

Key Documents

 Job Description (pdf / 812 KB)
 Total rewards brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

 

Apply Here!

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

 

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 

Job Title: Deaf Inclusion Worker (Relief)

Grade: I
Salary: £25,460-£28,220 per annum (pro rota)
Location: Whitby

Hours: Varied

Contract: Relief

North Yorkshire County Council have a vacancy for a Relief Deaf Inclusion Worker to work in the Whitby Area.

 

About the role

 

Are you someone who is passionate about Deaf education and would like to be part of a team supporting a Deaf student reach their potential in a mainstream setting? We currently have a vacancy for a Deaf Inclusion Worker to join us on a relief basis.

 

You will be part of a small and knowledgeable team enabling this student to access his lessons and the broader school curriculum. You will be employed centrally by North Yorkshire County Council and receive student specific training by the child’s Teacher of the Deaf.  You will skilfully support this student using a range of communication methods. These include British Sign Language (BSL), Sign Supported English (SSE) and preferably Cued Speech.

You will be working with a range of professionals including class and subject teachers, the school Senco, a Speech and Language therapist and the Teacher of the Deaf. In order to support this student’s achievement you may also be required to prepare visual resources (e.g. adapting the teaching material to ensure it is accessible). In addition to in-class support, you may also be required to assist the student with pre and/or post tutoring and teach specific programmes as specified by the Teacher of the Deaf.

 

About you

 

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with children, preferably within an education environment. You need to have the requisite signing skills (at least BSL Signature Level 2) and be familiar with Sign Supported English. If you have knowledge of Cued Speech, this would be an additional bonus. If you experience of hearing technology this would be beneficial, though training in this area will be given.

 

This is a tremendously rewarding role.

 

For an informal conversation, we would welcome you to contact Julie Broome (Lead for Hearing Support) by emailing Julie.Broome@northyorks.gov.uk

 

Key dates

Closing date: 31st January 2022
Interview date: 14th February 2022

 

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

 

Key documents

 Job Description / Person Specification (pdf / 646 KB)

Read our  Total Rewards brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

 

Apply Here

 

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

 

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Job Title: Lead SEND Development Officer

Grade: SM1
Salary: £49,048 - £57,060 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Location: County Hall, Northallerton. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.

Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours

Contract: Permanent

Our Team

The SEND Provision and Resources Team is part of Inclusion within CYPS. Its main functions are to ensure the county council keeps its Special Educational Needs provision under review, develop the best provision possible for children and families, maintain oversight of High Needs commissioning and ensure the county councils Strategic Plans for SEND are implemented.

In addition the service area also includes the Specialist Careers Advice Service, has lead responsibility for Preparation for Adulthood and SEND Transport.

The Role

We are looking to recruit to the post of Lead SEND Development Officer to drive forward the delivery of a number of exciting developments across the county. The ideal candidate will have a drive and determination to shape and deliver positive change for children and young people with SEND and the ability to work strategically with a wide range of stakeholders to review, change and embed new ways of working. The post holder will take a lead role in the Local Area’s approach to Preparation for Adulthood as well as leading on aspects of the Local Area Strategy and the council’s Strategic Plan for SEND Education Provision. This will include projects across the entire 0-25 age range so a thorough and broad understanding of SEND and associated legislation is essential.  In addition, you will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to understand and communicate complex issues with key partners, gain support from stakeholders, work to agreed timelines and be able to use initiative to ensure action plans remain on track.

Specific aspects of the role will include:

-Taking lead responsibility for the development and improvement of PfA Outcomes for the local area
-Lead complex projects linked to the Local Area’s Strategy for SEND including reviewing Early Years provision, increasing the number of Targeted Mainstream Schools and supporting the development of Specialist Provision
-Identify and take corrective action in relation to areas for improvement
-Communicate effectively with various stakeholders who may have differing needs and expectations
-Lead in the development and review of annual action plans in relation to assigned areas of development
-Manage a team of professionals ensuring that capacity is maximised so that changes are implemented efficiently  

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to work effectively at a strategic level on multiple complex developments and demonstrate an ability to work flexibly and purposefully to meet the demands of the role. You will need to demonstrate a commitment to achieving the best outcomes for children and families whilst understanding the various challenges faced with regards to the development of SEND provision. You will be a good communicator at all levels and be able to demonstrate your ability to support change management processes effectively.

To help you achieve this you will be fully supported by a team with a wealth of knowledge and a clear vision for the future of SEND provision in North Yorkshire. You will have access to high quality CPD through our Training and Learning team to further develop your knowledge and skills as well as flexible working arrangements and regular supervision and appraisal of your work.
 
If you would like further information on the role before applying please contact Chris Reynolds, Head of SEND Strategic Planning and Resources via email Chris.Reynolds@northyorks.gov.uk

  

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

 

Key dates

Closing date: Tuesday 4th January 2022
Shortlisting date: Wednesday 5th January 2022
Interviews: Week commencing 10th January 2022
 

Key Documents

Job Description / Person Specification

 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

 

Apply Here!

 

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

 

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.

 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 

Job Title: Locality Team Managers for Disabled Children’s Services (social care)
Grade: N
Salary: £43,857 - £47,782 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Number of positions: 2
Location: Scarborough/Scarborough & Selby. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.
Hours: Full Time – 37 hours
Contract: Permanent
North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for Locality Team Leaders with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

We are looking for two highly motivated and experienced Locality Team Managers (both for the East of the county; one to cover Scarborough and one to cover Scarborough and Selby) to join our Disabled Children’s Service which is part of the Inclusion Service which supports children with SEND.

You will be responsible for the management of Social Workers, Family Support Workers and their cases which will include children and families receiving short breaks, disabled children Looked After by the local authority and children at risk of significant harm. You will manage a commissioning budget for short breaks and will work closely with the other Locality Team Leader in your area and as part of a county management team to ensure consistency and high quality practice. You will work with colleagues from Inclusion, the Children and Families Service, Occupational Therapy, schools, providers and with health colleagues to co-ordinate planning and support for families.

To be successful you must:

- Hold a relevant Qualification in Social Work
- Be able to demonstrate substantial and relevant experience of working as a Social Worker preferably with disabled children and young people
- Have extensive experience in children’s services, including involvement in cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including child protection and Care Proceedings, and;
- Evidence of strategic planning skills and the ability to implement and embed plans effectively

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as local government pension scheme, retail discounts and access to green car scheme, which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

For an informal conversation, we would welcome you to contact Jane Le Sage (Assistant Director – Inclusion) by emailing Jane.LeSage@northyorks.gov.uk

Key dates
Closing date: Monday 20th December 2021
Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 21st December 2021
Interview date: Thursday 13th January 2022

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application.

Key documents
 Job Description/Person Specification (pdf / 748 KB) 
 Total Rewards brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

Apply here!

 

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post. 

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

 

Job Title: SEN Caseworker – Countywide
Grade: J
Salary: £30,451- £32,910 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours
Contract: Permanent
Location: Countywide. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.
North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for SEN Casework Officer’s with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing multidisciplinary SEND team. We are passionate about promoting high aspiration and expectations for children and young people, and we are looking for a SEN Casework Officer to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.

As a SEN Casework Officer, you will work with children and young people and their families through the statutory assessment process for SEND. The role will involve communicating effectively and working collaboratively with a variety of partner agencies and organisations both internally within NYCC and externally to coordinate Education, Health and Care assessments and Education, Health and care plan (EHCP's) in line with statutory guidance.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people with SEND, or additional needs in children's services including management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other statutory processes and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of children and young people with either EHCPs or undergoing statutory assessment whilst providing professional expertise around the SEND process and relevant legislation and guidance. You will be focused on achieving positive life outcomes, establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people their families and carers.

We would encourage applicants to contact Jay Eastwood (Locality Manager SEND) on 07866942334 or email Jay.Eastwood@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key documents:

 Job Description (pdf / 663 KB)
 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Monday 20th December 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 12th January 2022 and Thursday 13th January 2022

Apply Here!

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 

Job Title: SEN Caseworker – Hambleton & Richmondshire
Grade: J
Salary: £30,451- £32,910 per annum pro rata + relocation support
Hours: Full-time/ 37 hours
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hambleton & Richmondshire. We very much promote flexible working with the ability to work remotely from a variety of bases as well as from home, whatever makes sense and is suitable to provide the best service.
North Yorkshire County Council have a national reputation for excellence and we are looking for SEN Casework Officer’s with a variety of experience and skills. We also welcome those who are looking to relocate.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing multidisciplinary SEND team. We are passionate about promoting high aspiration and expectations for children and young people, and we are looking for a SEN Casework Officer to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.

As a SEN Casework Officer, you will work with children and young people and their families through the statutory assessment process for SEND. The role will involve communicating effectively and working collaboratively with a variety of partner agencies and organisations both internally within NYCC and externally to coordinate Education, Health and Care assessments and Education, Health and care plan (EHCP's) in line with statutory guidance.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people with SEND, or additional needs in children's services including management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other statutory processes and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of children and young people with either EHCPs or undergoing statutory assessment whilst providing professional expertise around the SEND process and relevant legislation and guidance. You will be focused on achieving positive life outcomes, establishing respectful, trusting relationships with children, young people their families and carers.

We would encourage applicants to contact Jay Eastwood (Locality Manager SEND) on 07866942334 or email Jay.Eastwood@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.

We welcome individuals looking to relocate, for further information please see our Relocation Policy

Key documents:

 Job Description (pdf / 663 KB)
 Total Rewards Brochure (pdf / 380 KB)

Key dates

Closing date: Midnight Monday 20th December 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 12th January 2022 and Thursday 13th January 2022

Apply Here!

We look forward to exploring your interest and receiving your application

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

 

Read about the benefits of working for us...

You will receive the very best support, working alongside talented and inspirational people.

Investment in your continuous professional development continues throughout your career. A number of heads of service across North Yorkshire have used their experience to transition into senior regional and national roles. 

These roles have a flexible base; as a council, we are very much committed to encouraging flexible working for our employees, arranged around the demands of the role. You can work from bases across the county as well as working from home. Our head office is in Northallerton, therefore visibility here and throughout the county is required.

You will have the opportunity to join a learning organisation developing your skills and career alongside having North Yorkshire County Council on your CV, which has one of the best reputations... a career enhancing opportunity!

North Yorkshire County Council prides itself on being the biggest employer in North Yorkshire leading from the front and constantly seeking to innovate and finely tune the system with an unwavering desire to continually improve.

We welcome and celebrate diversity and inclusion and the strengths this brings to our communities and work force, we aim to provide excellent and efficient local services enabling everyone to fulfil their potential, to do this we give everyone equal access to services and job opportunities. 

We can offer you a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • a local government pension scheme
  • family friendly leave
  • salary sacrifice schemes
  • modern flexible working practices
  • learning and development packages
  • career advancement opportunities
  • employee discount benefits

You can find out more about working for the council and the benefits we offer here.

If you are considering relocating to North Yorkshire we provide a  comprehensive relocation benefits package (pdf / 180 KB) (pdf / 180 KB).

This features up to £8,000 to cover reasonable costs such as:

  • removal expenses
  • storage costs
  • legal and estate agent fees
  • travelling experiences

Living in North Yorkshire...

North Yorkshire is a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work. 

Photographs of Whitby Abbey and Ribblehead Viaduct.North Yorkshire natural beauty is captured in its three areas of Outstanding Natural Parks, National Nature Reserves, stunning coastlines, scenic rural villages, vibrant cities and market towns. North Yorkshire really is a beautiful, thriving and special place to live and work, rich in heritage and culture.

North Yorkshire features significantly in the ten best places to live in the UK in Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2019. The Quality of Life index aims to quantify where living standards are highest in the UK by ranking local performance across a range of indicators; 

Richmondshire was placed second in the list, a position boosted by excellent personal wellbeing factors (life satisfaction, happiness).

Hambleton was placed fourth and Ryedale was placed eighth, a truly commendable achievement and another incredible accolade for North Yorkshire. 

Photographs of Malham Cove and the sunset from Scarborough beach.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) March 2019 bulletin positions North Yorkshire as the safest place in England with extremely low crime rates.  

In addition the county benefits from excellent road and rail links, with easy access via the east coast mainline, the A1(M) and A19. Leeds, York, Newcastle, Durham and Teesside are all easily commutable, and London/ Edinburgh just two hours away by train. 

From its lively cities to pretty villages, rolling countryside and grand coastline, Yorkshire has so much to offer.

As a whole North Yorkshire offers a high standard of living working in a stunning location.

Great employment opportunities for your family members along with a higher proportion of schools, which are good or outstanding compared to national figures.

If you can help us make a difference to young people - we want to hear from you.

Application tips

Before completing your application please ensure that you read the job description and person specification carefully - the information within these documents can be used as a guide for you to complete your supporting evidence section within your application. This section is very important and will play a key role in the success of your application so please take you time when completing it. Please note to be successfully shortlisted, managers will use your supporting evidence and will not consider any CVs uploaded.

If you are having any difficulties completing your application and would like some advice on this please contact Resourcing Solutions via resourcingsolutions@northyorks.gov.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!